Teddy kicks off Shark Week with attack on Taft

Teddy Roosevelt kicked off Shark Week by donning a shark mask for Monday night’s presidents race at Nationals Park. The Rough Rider raced furiously from behind, slowly catching up to front runner William Howard Taft and attacking from behind. It was the first time Teddy has donned the makeshift shark teeth since Shark Week 2011. …

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Video: Teddy triumphs in all star villains presidents race

It’s been a postseason of redemption for Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt, who is on a sudden winning streak after losing 525 straight races. Facing possible elimination Thursday night at Nationals Park, infielder Mark DeRosa read the team a speech by Teddy Roosevelt before the game. Then, when the presidents race began, the Nats trotted … Continue reading Video: Teddy triumphs in all star villains presidents race

Slo-mo Video: Teddy nearly pulls off a win in presidents race #499

It was oh so close. Teddy came within a hair of winning presidents race #499 Friday night as the Washington Nationals racing presidents kicked off their latest homestand with a tribute to the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Teddy Roosevelt entered the arena for the 4th inning race sporting shark teeth and a makeshift dorsal fin. … Continue reading Slo-mo Video: Teddy nearly pulls off a win in presidents race #499

Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue

The Nationals racing presidents continued their week of Olympic tributes with Friday’s doubleheader at Nationals Park, mixing the predictable with the absurd, and extending Teddy Roosevelt’s winless streak to 496 races. The newly dismantled Miami Marlins arrived in town early for an afternoon makeup game, and the lightly-attended affair included a presidents race first: members … Continue reading Video: Shark attacks Teddy, secret service no help as presidents race Olympic tributes continue